Working with Vulnerable Adults – Certificate in Higher Education (Full-Time)

Course Overview

The Certificate in Higher Education in Working with Vulnerable Adults is a one-year, full-time Higher Education programme that will suit individuals currently or aspiring to work with and care for vulnerable adults. This is located in the Health, Social and Childcare (HSC) department.

  • Entry Requirements

    Entry criteria detail a typical offer but the College considers all applications on an individual basis which means that we could make offers based on qualifications, personal profile and experience. If you have any queries regarding your offer please contact our Admissions Team. Typical offer: 2 A Levels at C Grade or MM profile from a BTEC Level 3 Diploma and three GCSEs at Grade C or above, to include English and Maths (or equivalent qualifications).

  • Career Prospects

    This qualification will enhance career prospects within the health and social care field, particularly working with voluntary agencies dealing with vulnerable adults and as advice workers in the Health and Social Care and Social Services. Students may progress onto the Diploma in Higher Education in Public Health or onto Year 2 of the FD (Hons) in Care Studies.

  • Course Modules

    The programme will include lectures, seminars, project work, workshop and tutorial sessions. You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme. Modules include: Context and Recognition of Abuse in Vulnerable Adults, Legislation and Policy in Working with Vulnerable Adults, Advocacy and Representation, Working with Vulnerable Adults - Practice Module, Dignity in Care, Reflective Practice in Working with Vulnerable Adults.

  • Assessment

    You will usually have to complete portfolios, presentations, case studies and written assignments as you progress through the programme.

Study Mode

Full-Time

Location

Afan College

Course Length

1Y

UCAS Code

L590

Institution Code

N13

Fees

19/20 fees: £9,000

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